The University of Durham traces its roots some 600 years. The University of Durham received its Royal Charter in 1832. The University of Durham is comprised of the main departments and 16 colleges. The flagship campus is located in Durham, England and the other campus is in Stockton-On-Tees. The University of Durham is noted for its engineering, technology and design educations and an exemplary medical school The University of Durham consistently acquires grants and funding for research. Research digests are available on-line.
Therapy for depression can be delivered effectively by non-specialists
Depression can be treated effectively with psychotherapy by mental health nurses with minimal training, according to new preliminary research findings.
Oil boom possible but time is running out
Oil recovery using carbon dioxide could lead to a North Sea oil bonanza worth £150 billion ($240 billion) but only if the current infrastructure is enhanced now, according to a new study published today by a world-leading ...
Cross-border conservation vital to protect birds in a climate-change world
Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a new continental-scale study.
Tigers and polar bears are highly vulnerable to environmental change
Large predators are much more vulnerable than smaller species to environmental changes, such as over-hunting and habitat change, because they have to work so hard to find their next meal, according to a new study.
Modern Muslims use dreams to make major life decisions
The traditional practice of using night dreams to make major life decisions is in widespread use among modern Muslims, reveals a new study whose author is speaking at the British Science Festival on Thursday September 16*.
Rise of health scares has social basis
(PhysOrg.com) -- Attempts to communicate health pandemics accurately are thwarted by rapid growing interest in health scares that spread socially rather than through individuals feeling a genuine need to find out about the ...
South Atlantic map plots Falklands claims
Researchers at Durham University have drawn up new maps to show the competing claims of Argentina and the UK for resources in the South Atlantic and Southern Oceans.
New coastland map could help strengthen sea defenses
The 'Coastland Map' produced by scientists from Durham University and published in the Journal GSA Today, charts the post Ice-Age tilt of the UK and Ireland and current relative sea-level changes. According to the map, the ...
Mosquito screens found to be cheap and effective in malaria prevention
Trials of a screen-based malaria prevention programme in 500 homes in The Gambia, Africa, have led to a 50 per cent reduction in malaria transmission and anaemia in children. A child dies from malaria in Africa every 30 seconds ...
Autism study finds visual processing 'hinders ability' to read body language
The way people with autism see and process the body language of others could be preventing them from gauging people's feelings, according to new research.